The cheapest times to fly from JNB to MQT are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • October 29th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JNB to MQT is early November. Prices can be as high as $2218 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1271 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Marquette

Flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Marquette, MI (MQT) will usually cost between $1271 to $1763 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1271. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2059. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $788 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1294 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JNB to MQT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JNB to MQT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

JNB to MQT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JNB to MQT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Johannesburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Marquette, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Johannesburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $148 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1311. Return trip prices are from the MQT to JNB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JNB to MQT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JNB to MQT

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from JNB to MQT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (JNB > JFK > MQT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1164
  • Average savings: $131 (10.09%)

See JNB to IAD flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (JNB > IAD > MQT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1239
  • Average savings: $56 (4.29%)

See JNB to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (JNB > EWR > MQT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1248
  • Average savings: $47 (3.59%)

See JNB to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JNB to MQT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, KLM, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sawyer International Airport to Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8700 miles or 14001 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JNB to MQT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JNB to MQT flight is about 16 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Johannesburg and Marquette, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from JNB to MQT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JNB
Origination airport name Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
City Johannesburg
Country South Africa
Latitude -26.1
Longitude 28.2

Return Airport

Destination code MQT
Destination airport name Sawyer International Airport
City Marquette, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -87.4


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